Maintenance Technican - Electrical

North Yorkshire-Middlesbrough
19 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Job title: Hazardous Area Maintenance Technician
Ref No: 16342
Location: Seal Sands
Project: Ineos Nitriles
Duration: 6 month fixed term
Start: June 2019

Wood is currently recruiting for a Hazardous Area Maintenance Technician with experience in the Oil, Gas and Chemical industry.

Purpose / Role

• To ensure that the performance and availability of electrical equipment meets the standards required to achieve safety, production and environmental targets.
Prime responsibilities and duties

• Carrying out planned maintenance in accordance with the requirements of the planned maintenance system.

• Isolation, removal, Disassembly, Overhaul, Reassembly, replacement, testing and commissioning activities on electrical systems.

• Maintaining the installations power supply and switchgear.

• Routine, Corrective, breakdown and condition based maintenance in accordance with the requirements of the planned maintenance
system/work pack/ Job card instructions.

• Isolating and de-isolating high voltage and medium voltage systems in accordance with their approval levels of electrical competency from client/site.

• Ensuring an adequate spares holding for electrical systems.

• Minimising downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets

• Prepare technical reports as required

• Inspection and maintenance of electrical equipment in hazardous areas

• Undertake appropriate risk assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner.

• Request and take out applicable permit to work (PTW) to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner.

• Provide support to other trades/disciplines where it is safe to do so, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team.

• Fault finding and rectification for electrical systems


Recognised Electrical Apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme
• HNC in Electrical Engineering (post 2009 apprenticeship)
• NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification in Maintenance or equivalent
• COMPEX (Hazardous Areas)
• CCNSG safety passport
• IEE Current Edition (17th)


• HV switching
• MV switching

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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